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Quiz about The Respiratory System
Quiz about The Respiratory System

10 Questions: The Respiratory System Multiple Choice Quiz | Sci / Tech


How much do you know about the respiratory system?

A multiple-choice quiz by Morrigan716. Estimated time: 4 mins.
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Author
Morrigan716
Time
4 mins
Type
Multiple Choice
Quiz #
62,376
Updated
Dec 03 21
# Qns
10
Difficulty
Tough
Avg Score
6 / 10
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Question 1 of 10
1. What is a specialist of the respiratory system called?

Answer: (One Word ... the last four letters are -"gist" !)
Question 2 of 10
2. An outward breath is called expiration or exhalation. What is an inward breath called?

Answer: (One Word (Noun))
Question 3 of 10
3. Which of these is NOT a section of the pharynx? Hint


Question 4 of 10
4. What is the medical term for the Adam's apple? Hint


Question 5 of 10
5. What is the name for the membrane surrounding the lungs? Hint


Question 6 of 10
6. What age group is the most vulnerable to respiratory syncytial virus? Hint


Question 7 of 10
7. What is an examination of the larynx, trachea, and esophagus? Hint


Question 8 of 10
8. Which of these is NOT an asthma preparation? Hint


Question 9 of 10
9. Which of these is the smallest part of the bronchial tree? Hint


Question 10 of 10
10. What part of the body is also known as the thoracic cavity?

Answer: (One Word)

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Quiz Answer Key and Fun Facts
1. What is a specialist of the respiratory system called?

Answer: pulmonologist

The respiratory system is composed of the nose, mouth, pharynx, epiglottis, esophagus, trachea, lungs, bronchi, bronchioles, and alveoli.
2. An outward breath is called expiration or exhalation. What is an inward breath called?

Answer: inspiration

With every inspiration through the nose or mouth, we inhale oxygen, use it, and convert it into carbon dioxide, which is expelled with every expiration.
3. Which of these is NOT a section of the pharynx?

Answer: Bronchopharynx

The pharynx is a tubelike structure, about 5 inches long, extending from the nose into the upper chest. The nasopharynx is located behind the nose the oropharynx is located behind the mouth and the laryngopharynx is located at the lower end immediately above the larynx.
4. What is the medical term for the Adam's apple?

Answer: Thyroid cartilage

The glottis is the area between the vocal cords the epiglottis covers the larynx during swallowing , preventing food from entering the trachea, or windpipe.
5. What is the name for the membrane surrounding the lungs?

Answer: Pleura

The pleura is a thin, moist membrane that allows the lungs and ribs to move smoothly against each other during respiration.
6. What age group is the most vulnerable to respiratory syncytial virus?

Answer: Infants

RSV is a type of virus the causes cells to mesh rather than remain singular. In adults, in produces only coldlike symptoms, but children can become extremely ill with pneumonia, an inflammation of lung tissue.
7. What is an examination of the larynx, trachea, and esophagus?

Answer: Laryngoscopy

A bronchoscopy is a visual examination of the bronchi, a tracheostomy is a surgical procedure to make an opening into the throat and spirometry is a pulmonary function test.
8. Which of these is NOT an asthma preparation?

Answer: Seldane

Asthma preparations open the respiratory airways and prevent further constriction. Seldane is an allergy preparation, which decreases the symptoms of allergies.
9. Which of these is the smallest part of the bronchial tree?

Answer: Bronchioles

The trachea and pleura are actually not part of the bronchial tree.
10. What part of the body is also known as the thoracic cavity?

Answer: chest

The thoracic cavity is part of the upper respiratory tract.
Source: Author Morrigan716

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